Alabama Attractions, Museums November 18, 2022
It’s Bizarre To Think That Alabama Is Home To The World’s Largest Collection Of Motorcycles And Lotus Racecars, But It’s True
Alabama is home to all kinds of museums, including a few that are known for having some pretty extensive collections. One of these museums is the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, which boasts the world’s largest motorcycle collection. To learn all about this unique museum, take a look below.
The Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, which was founded by billionaire George Barber, is located in Birmingham, Alabama. It attracts around 400,000 visitors each year from around the country, and even world.
In April 2014, Guinness World Records officially declared the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum as having the world’s largest motorcycle collection.
Speaking of motorcycle collection, the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum consists of five floors of more than 1,600 motorcycles that were produced over a span of 100 years. Sprawling approximately 230,000 square feet, this huge museum is sure to excite any motorcycle enthusiast.
During your visit, you'll get to see all kinds of motorcycles, some of which are much older and rarer than others. Even though the motorcycles rotate out, you can still expect to see more than 950 of them on each day.
But that's not all! The Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum is also home to the world's largest collection of
In addition to its motorcycle and car collections inside, an incredible outside feature of the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum is its 16-turn, 2.38-mile track.
The next time you're in the Birmingham area and wanting to visit a place that's unlike anywhere else, consider the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum. It's perfect for all ages, especially anyone who loves motorcycles.
Have you ever been to the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum? If so, what did you think about its extensive motorcycle and Lotus racecar collection? Please share your thoughts with us in the comments below.
While in the area, consider getting a bite to eat at the The Bright Star in Bessemer. For information about this historic restaurant, take a look at the following article:
The Oldest Family-Owned Restaurant In Alabama Is Bright Star And It’s Delicious. Note: As always, call ahead to check restaurant’s current hours before your visit. Address: 6030 Barber Motorsports Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35210, USA
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